Industrial authority provides $50,000 in matching funds for facility construction
RUSSELL SPRINGS, Kentucky (June 22, 2017) — The new Lake Cumberland Regional College and Workforce Center will be a building for economic development in the community, not just a building for Russell County Schools.
It’s a point Superintendent Michael Ford is sure to make when discussing the center, which board of education members learned would become reality last month when the state’s Work Ready Skills Initiative Advisory Committee granted $5.7 million for the project. And it’s a point that’s illustrated when flipping through the grant application’s 128 pages, which includes 48 letters of support from industry leaders and community partners from Adair, Russell and Casey counties.
“We want this to be a building for the entire region and community,” Ford said.